| Charles Fendley Re-elected Georgia Transmission Corporation Board Chairman (4/27/2012) |
Charles R. Fendley of Jasper, Ga. was re-elected to a one-year term as chairman of the Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) Board of Directors. Fendley has served on the board since 1996 both as chairman and as a member director. He also is Amicalola Electric Membership Corporation’s chairman of... more
| Jasper Resident Opens New Bojangles' in Canton & Celebrates Grand Opening with Gift Card Giveaway on April 26 (4/25/2012) |
First 50 Guests in Line to Receive Gift Cards Valued Up to $100
Acorn Food Group, LLC will celebrate the opening of Canton’s new Bojangles’ at 1665 Ball Ground Highway with an extraordinary gift card giveaway on Thursday, April 26, 2012. Bojangles’ will present the first 50 people in line inside the restaurant with gift cards valued from $10 to $100, beginning w... more
| Tea Party Town Hall Meeting on May 22, 2012 featuring Candidates for Board of Commissioners (4/25/2012) |
Our Tea Party Town Hall goes local in May, featuring ten candidates for the newly created three-member Board of Commissioners . Effective in 2013, Pickens County will be divided into two commission districts—East and West—with a commissioner from each district, in addition to a commission chairman.... more
| ArtFest 2012 Is History (4/24/2012) |
It makes me feel better that with Jasper ArtFest 2012 completed, the wind is still blowing and the temperature is still 54 degrees today. At least I know the Lord isn’t just picking on us.
Once again we had some tough weather to deal with this year, with rain on Saturday morning and wind on Sunda... more
| DA Joe Hendricks awarded MADD's Judicial Enforcement Partnership Award (4/24/2012) |
District Attorney Joe Hendricks was awarded the north Georgia chapter for Mother’s Against Drunk Driving 2012 award for aggressive DUI Prosecution known as the Judicial Enforcement Partnership Award.
In presenting this award MADD stated that “The efforts of law enforcement to keep impaired driv... more
| Four Legged Love From Ava and Brina (4/24/2012) |
$25 OFF REGULAR ADOPTION FEES FOR SHORT TIME!
During the special $25 off discount, the Adoption Fees are $55.00 for male dogs and $65.00 for females and $45.00 for male cats and $55.00 for female cats. The adoption fee includes shots, micro chipping, spay and neutering. Volunteer Day is April... more
| Four Legged Love from Peanut (4/24/2012) |
The following pet is looking for a home to fill with laughter and love.
Hi, I am Peanut, a male Cocker Spaniel and Jack Russell mix. I am about eighteen months old and weigh about 20 pounds. I am playful, like to go for rides, walk well on a leash, and I love doggie toys. I am gre... more
| Help Keep Pickens County Clean by Adopting A Road (4/23/2012) |
The Keep Pickens Beautiful Adopt-A-Road Program helps keep Pickens County Clean by individuals or groups adopting a State Highway, a spot anywhere or a County Road. The adoptees are required to designate four days each year for improving their assigned adopted site. Signs are erected at each locat... more
| Plant Vendor’s Reign at the Jasper Farmers Market (4/23/2012) |
Much of Pickens County woke up to heavy rains Saturday morning, causing some of the vendors to stay home. But, others, who had baked or picked or other wise prepared on Friday came. And the plant vendors came. They even like the rain. It’s a day they don’t have to water. So if you are ever wond... more
| Tater Patch Players to present The Foreigner (4/23/2012) |
Rehearsals are underway for the Tater Patch Players’ production of The Foreigner. The play is a comedy that is set in a rural South Georgia sports lodge. The show opens when Froggy, a British man brings his friend, Charlie to stay in the lodge while he attends to business in Atlanta. Charlie has... more
| Where in the World is Wildwood Christian Academy? (4/23/2012) |
“Where is Wildwood Christian Academy?” was a popular question asked at the Odyssey of the Mind State Finals held April 14th at Columbus State University. Once again, that little school in the north Georgia mountains has earned top honors, and both of Wildwood’s Odyssey of the Mind teams have advanc... more
| SPRING TIME MEANS BEAR SIGHTING TIME (4/20/2012) |
Seeing a black bear in Georgia, even in metro Atlanta, is not unusual, especially during spring. That’s because during spring and summer, young male bears that are “on their own” for the first time sometimes venture into suburbs and even urban areas.
Adult males typically force these young males... more
| GDOL helps movie production companies with young actors (4/19/2012) |
Georgia’s child-labor laws help to prevent exploitation of children in any business doing work in this state. The growing film industry presence in Georgia is no exception.
“The movie industry is growing here in Georgia, which is great for our economy,” said Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butle... more
| March for Babies on April 21st in Ellijay (4/19/2012) |
Bring a box of tissue for Hugs from Hunter
The March of Dimes "March for Babies" fundraiser supports research and programs to help prevent or treat premature birth, birth defects and other threats to babies health.
The 2012 event will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2012 starting at the Ellijay Elementary School. Registration begins at 9:... more
| Men’s basketball players Hopkins, Pierce sign LOI with Point University (4/19/2012) |
Chattahoochee Tech men’s basketball players Brannon Hopkins and Devonn Pierce signed with Point University on Tuesday, April 17 at CTC’s Marietta campus. Hopkins, a part-time starter on this season’s Golden Eagles squad, and Pierce, a redshirt during the 2011-12 season, will join Point’s program thi... more
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